McSally Applauds Senate Passage of USMCA

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) today praised passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement in the U.S. Senate. The agreement now heads to the president’s desk for his signature. Mexico has already ratified the USMCA, and the agreement will go into effect once Canada approves the finalized agreement.

“Good news for Arizona’s workers, farmers, ranchers, and businesses is finally on its way,” said McSally. “For over a year, I have advocated tirelessly to get USMCA to the...

McSally Recognizes Iranian Protests, Condemns Regime Retaliation

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-Arizona) joined Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), James Lankford (R-Oklahoma), Marco Rubio (R-Florida), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) to introduce a resolution making clear the United States Senate stands with the Iranian people.  This resolution comes just days after thousands of Iranian protestors took to the streets in opposition to oppressive Iranian government policies and the downing of a Ukrainian passenger...

McSally Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Chronic Disease Management Effort

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) joined Senators John Thune (R-S.D.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) this week to introduce bipartisan legislation to ensure high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) that are used with health savings accounts can cover care related to chronic disease management prior to a beneficiary reaching their plan deductible.

The bill follows the administration’s updated guidance issued by the U...

McSally, Sinema Urge Completion of Rio de Flag Flood Control Project

U.S. SENATE—U.S. Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) moved this week to safeguard Flagstaff residents against catastrophic flooding.

In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the senators requested funding for the completion of the Rio de Flag flood control project.

“For the last 30 years, Coconino County and the City of Flagstaff’s top priority has been to mitigate potential flood damage caused by heavy rain or snowmelt which flows into the Rio de Flag. A...

McSally, Kirkpatrick Introduce Bill to Designate Jan. 8th Memorial as a National Memorial

U.S. CONGRESS – Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally and Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, along with Senator Kyrsten Sinema, introduced companion bills in the House and Senate to affiliate the soon-to-be completed January 8th Memorial in Tucson with the National Park System, thereby making it a National Memorial.

On January 8th, 2011, a gunman opened-fire on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords “Congress on Your Corner” event being held at a grocery store in Tucson. The shooting wounded 13 and killed...

Legislation to Help Diagnose Children with Rare Diseases Introduced by Senators McSally, Collins, Jones, and Menendez

The bill would curtail the “diagnostic odyssey” children with rare diseases endure, which lasts 5-7 years on average

Approximately one-half of all rare diseases affect children

U.S. SENATE—U.S. Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ), Susan Collins (R-ME), Doug Jones (D-AL), and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) introduced bipartisan legislation to help thousands of children with rare diseases receive a diagnosis and proper treatment more quickly.

Children with rare diseases face a “diagnostic odyssey” that...

McSally Moves to Improve Collection of Veteran Suicide Data

U.S. SENATE—U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) this week introduced legislation to improve veteran suicide reporting submitted by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to Congress in order to better serve high-risk veteran populations.

This bill comes on the heels of a November U.S. Committee on Indian Affairs hearing where Senator McSally secured VA Secretary Robert Wilkie’s commitment to improve VA veteran suicide reporting and discontinue the use of ‘other’ to characterize Native American...

McSally Introduces Three Bills to Preserve Arizona’s Landmarks

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) introduced three bills today to preserve Arizona’s public lands and attract new visitors to the state.

“Arizona is home to unique natural and cultural treasures,” McSally said. “We want to preserve our distinctive history and ensure it is kept accessible to the public. These efforts will improve our lands and boost Arizona’s economy by attracting new tourism to our state.”

The three bills include the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area...

McSally Delivers Major Health Care Wins for Arizona

U.S. SENATE—U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) delivered major health care wins for Arizona in a year-end funding package that passed the U.S. Senate today.

McSally successfully helped extend the medical expense deduction, so families with high health care costs do not see a tax increase next year.

In addition, McSally delayed cuts in Medicaid funding to community hospitals known as disproportionate share hospitals (DSH), and secured extended funding for critical community health programs...

McSally Secures Arizona Wins in Funding Package

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) secured several wins for Arizona in the appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2020.

“While this funding bill is imperfect, it provided much needed funding and certainty for our troops, plus key wins that I fought for—and won—for Arizona,” said McSally.

“We secured $152 million for the San Luis Port of Entry due to our tireless advocacy,” McSally continued. “It was the only port project in the country funded in the bill and will modernize cross...